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Samuel Spode

 (1798 - 1872)
Samuel Spode was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Ireland.  Samuel Spode is known for horse and dog portrait painting, equestrian genre.

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Samuel Spode


Samuel Spode 1798-1872, Equestrian Artist
 
The artist, Samuel Spode, known as Sam, was born on 21st April 1798 and baptized on 23rd May 1798 at Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire.  His father, who was also named Samuel Spode, was the younger son of Josiah Spode I, the founder of the Spode pottery business.  His mother was Sarah Garner, daughter of Robert Garner who had worked for the potter Thomas Whieldon c.1750, at the same time as Josiah Spode I.

The first 22 years of Sam’s life seemed to have passed without record, although he claimed to have had some legal training with his uncle, Thomas Fenton, who had married Anne, the youngest daughter of Josiah Spode I. 

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About  Samuel Spode

Born:  1798 - Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
Died:   1872 - Dublin, Ireland
Known for:  horse and dog portrait painting, equestrian genre